Sport at BCU

Sport and exercise offer great benefits both physically and mentally. As a student at BCU, you'll have the chance to try out a new sport or activity or join a weekly session with no strings attached! You'll be able to stay active while you study, meet new people and feel great.

Whether you're keeping fit or are interested in competitive sports, BCU Sport has something for you.

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What are you interested in?

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Active Wellbeing

Staying active at university just got easier with our Active Wellbeing Timetable. No commitment just sign up and turn up!

Active wellbeing
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Competitive sport

Join our BUCS Sports Teams and compete for Birmingham City University.
BUCS Sports teams

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Sports scholarship

Our BCU Sports Scholarships support your sporting achievements alongside your studies.
Sports scholarship

View our courses

Course pages

The Department of Sport and Exercise is committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of work it undertakes related to sport and exercise, sports therapy, physiotherapy and physical education and school sport.

More information

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Sports facilities

Whether you're into court sports, field sports or just general fitness, we have something for you at our sports facilities. 

Our facilities

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Partnerships

We partner with a range of sporting associations in order to give you the best facilities and coaches. Find out more about our partnerships.

Partnerships

2022: A legacy of sport in Birmingham

As the University for our city, we've been supporting and celebrating the efforts of staff, students and alumni to help Birmingham shine on a world stage during summer 2022.

Summer of sport and culture

Check out our sports map of Birmingham!

See the map

As one of the biggest cities in the UK, it probably isn't a surprise to you that Birmingham has a lot of sports teams and venues. With the announcement that Birmingham will be hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, this is only set to increase.